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What to bring when you visit a local med school first time?

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by LUCPM, May 6, 2007.

  1. LUCPM

    LUCPM 10+ Year Member

    Jan 27, 2007
    Sorry if this has been answered previosly. I am planning on visiting one of the local med schools this month and was wondering if I should bring anything, such as my CV ortranscript, etc.

    Also another dumb question, how should I dress?

    Thanks in advance!
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  3. cheesegirl

    cheesegirl 2+ Year Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    Are you meeting with someone? I doubt that any admissions committee is going to see you before they have your app, except to answer questions about applying. When I visited a med school before applying, I just walked around and tried to get the feel of it, so I knew if spending my money was worth it for the application.
  4. Inuranic

    Inuranic 5+ Year Member

    May 31, 2006
    It depends on what you mean by "visit".

    I went to UVM to spend they day with a student there, dressed decent (not casual, not fancy) and brought nothing with me.

    I went to Dartmouth for a program they have there for NH residents, got a little more dressed (but not interview-suit style) and still brought nothing with me.

    I doubt you would find anyone willing to look at CVs/transcripts. Just bring questions and an open mind.

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